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Jan 2, 2014 2:00am EST
after a year ron was elected mayor. march 4th, 2012, chicago's 175 birthday, and the city celebrated with the chicago party of the public history museum. the event promised actors of famous of those when chicago, an advocate for children, imgrants, and factory works. little did they know, the show would be stolen by a woman, more renowned, accomplished, but willing to raise a voice and speak up for the weak and vulnerable. the chicago children's choir sang a lively version of happy birthday, reason to smile. ten months earlier, he was inaugurated as leader of the nation's third most popular city taking the reigns, and while his term had not been a cake walk, so far, things were going well, inheriting a budget deficit. the labor yiewn youses resisted, but he was able to strike deals and come out on top. meanwhile, he was moving forward with his plans to institute a longer school day, a promise that had gained him positive attention nationwide. he was already assuming daily as the green mayor, and in february, announced the city's coal fire power plants would close. he snatched two imp
Jan 4, 2014 11:30am PST
to move into chicago. it is indeed moving in right now. o'hare just reporting light snow. so just the outer edge of the snow. but it's going to turn into much heavier snow as we head into the overnight hours and through sunday as well. winter storm warning in effect for chicago through tomorrow evening. all the areas you see draped here in pink and that lavender color, that means winter weather. gusting winds, blowing snow, incredibly cold temperatures once the arctic air moves in behind the low itself. it's all about timing. it's all about timing the moisture with the cold air and exactly when the two will meet will determine how much snow you get and how heavy that snow will be. so we'll be watching that carefully as the low moves on up from the south central plains toward the ohio valley. you know, we have a bit of a football game in cincinnati. >> just a little one. >> just a little one with the bengals hosting the chargers. we originally thought heavy, heavy snow. but it's going to turn out as rain and turn into snow. the models are more wet than snowy, but they will end up getti
Jan 7, 2014 8:00pm PST
and in chicago. the battle over gun control rages on a federal judge has just overturn the legislation banning the sale and transfer of don's within city limits what does this mean for a city with high crime or take a look at that debate. and cruising down the highway of light the american has long had a love affair with the automobile of the lap later and show our team will take you for standing in the cars of the future. it's easy to read seven a m in washington dc. one year and a bit. you're watching our tea begin today with iraq were clashes have erupted between iraqi special forces and al qaeda linked militants. just outside the city of falluja it's the latest outbreak in a standoff that's taken hold of the sunni dominated province of anbar. according to the associated press the fighting resulted from the capture of an army officer and four soldiers in the area just a day earlier also in anbar province earlier today an iraqi government airstrike killed twenty five al qaeda linked militants. the class has also fallen a deadly attack in which a suicide bomber rammed his explosives l
Jan 4, 2014 5:30pm PST
airplane forced to make an emergency landing on a snowy new york city highway. from chicago to green bay, from boston to new york, our extreme weather team out in full force. >>> in other news, legendary singing duo. >> this one's called "cathy's clown." again, the everly brothers. >> a look back at the life of phil everly. ♪ don't want your love >> the younger brother hitting the higher notes. >>> also tonight, going home. good news for a former first lady, and look who's waiting in the window for barbara bush. >>> and the mega surprise, the mystery winner coming forward. how he suddenly remembered he might have purchased that winning ticket. >>> good evening. and it's great to have you with us on a saturday night watching indoors on a very cold evening and just look behind me here at this map. by early next week, every state covered in purple will see temperatures at or well below freezing. tonight this winter storm has become deadly from the midwest all the way to the east coast and nebraska, look at this. you can see the light there streaming through the burned out windows of a bui
Jan 27, 2014 6:30pm PST
el color naranja, temperaturas bajo cero hacen tomar precaución en ciudades una afectada es chicago donde viviana tiene un panorama del frío . >> es el segundo vortice polar en el último mes, 18 estados del país de minnesota a maine tienen frío que por vientos lograran desplomar el termómetro en 48 horas . >> quienes salen con estas temperaturas describen el dolor . >>si ni me siento los dedos . >> cancelan clases en cleveland y chicago hace lo mismo cuándo se anticipan más temperaturas que caeran . >> mu8chos se cubren para hacer frente . >> oh mi dios, tengo doble calcetin, playeras . >> fuertes vientos con nieve hacen malas condicioensd e dakotas a michigan 33 autos chocaron , en indiana el reto es sacar la nieve y en wisconsin preocupación por agotamiento de sal . >> en esta ciudad se agoto dice el administrador . >> en chicago que tiene inviernos frío se rompió tubería y en minutos el agua se congelo y atrapo los carros . >> mire lo que me paso , entro a trabajar y me dicen que la troca no la puedo mover porque está así por el agua que se salió de la esquina . >>
FOX News
Jan 7, 2014 10:00am PST
bill hemmer. >> and i am alisyn camerota. and hitting more than the usual places. and chicago and minnesota and northeast and even the deep south is feeling the deep freeze today. and we have them standing by outside of the fox world head quarter ares and rick and carter in new jersey in feels like minus 12 degrees, rick. why did you take off your face mask. >> i wish i didn't. i can't feel my face anymore. i don't know how many people would normally be out in the streets. there is no one here now and it is so bitter cold. it is colder here than in much offantartica. it is colder in georgia than alaska. it is so cold in kentucky, a prisoner who escaped from a lock up on sunday turned himself back in on monday night when it was 20 below 0. tennessee, people are feeling the artic blast. and utility companies are asking customers to cut back on the power usage to avoid blackouts. losing heat could be deadly. and there are tens of thousands of customers without power today because of the chilling cold. and there are transportation troubles. icy roads and there are frozen trains on the
Jan 7, 2014 6:30pm PST
se registraron pequeÑos temblorete. >> mil de ellos solo en chicago en manhattan la aerolÍnea cancelÓ todos sus vuelos. >> estos turistas de argentina jamÁs imaginaron que atracciÓn principal en nueva york serÍa el frÍo. >> no, se nos estÁ cortando la cara se estÁ secando todo salimos con cafÉ y 72 cosas de ropa. >> bueno como les comentaba en estos momentos estamos a 9 grados pero podrÍamos decir que lo peor ya pasÓ, el dÍa de maÑana en el transcurso del dÍa las temperaturas estarÁn incrementÁndose hasta llegar al sÁbado con 55 grados sin duda son temperaturas muy dramÁticos que como vimos lamentablemente ya cobraron vidas. >> marÍa, adelante. >> gracias fernanda. >> con estas gÉlidas temperaturas decenas de miles de personas se han visto obligadas a quedarse en casa y ya sea para cuidar a los niÑos, cuyas clases fueron suspendidas o simplemente para protegerse del intenso y peligroso frÍo. >> hay de todo un poco. >> a otros no les ha quedado opciÓn que salir a buscarse la vida, jeanette rodrÍguez no tiene el testimonio de quiÉnes llevan dÍas como jea
Jan 1, 2014 6:30pm PST
a bostom dejando nieve y bajas temperaturas en chicago mÁs de uno desafÍa el mal tiempo >> la nieve en chicago no daba t tregua a los que disfrutaban el primer dÍa del aÑo >> la primera tormenta de nieve del 2014 es densa y extensa y u cubre con capa bÑanlanca el pÍss es regalo de aÑo nuevo para Él >> es bueno nos aprovfechamos de la nieve >> y nieve habrÁ hasta por lo e menos el viernes, en chicago h c hacÍan filas para tener una c comida caliente, la tormenta m comenxzÓ a primeras horas de l m maÑana y arrojara 2 pulgadas de nieve en detroit y para el vie n viernes 3 pulgadas en cwashingtn dicen que ponen preparativos de emergencia para posibles cortÉs de energÍa >> asÍ tambiÉn como cae l anii bajan las temperaturas y traerÁn consigo temperaturas de entre 20 a 30 grados por debajo lo normal >> frÍo que no asjuustan a est m mexicanos que reciobben el aÑo n un chapizuzpuzÓn nieve que sorprendiÓ a estos turistas de colombia dicen que e es primera vez que la ven tenfrsdndrÁn que abrirse camino tanta nioeve y resignacioÓn a u temporada que no da tregua >> una fuert
Jan 4, 2014 6:30pm EST
make an emergency land on a snowy new york city highway. from chicago to green guy, from boston to new york. our extreme weather team out in full force. and remembering one-half of the legendary singing duo. >> this one's called at that time kathy's clown. again with the everly brothers. >> a look back at the life of phil everly. ♪ don't want your love >> the younger brother hitting the higher notes. >>> also tonight, going home. good news for a former first lady. and look who's waiting in the window for barbara bush. >>> and the megasurprise, the mystery winner coming forward. how he remembered he might have purchased that winning ticket. >>> good evening. great to have you with us on a saturday night watching indoors. just look at the map. by early next week, every state covered in purple will see temperatures at or well below freezing. it's deadly from the midwest to the east coast. to nebraska, look at this. battling the blaze and the frigid temperatures. all the way to the east. into vernon, connecticut, a man nearly hidden by the snow he's trying to clear away there. and as
Jan 6, 2014 6:30pm PST
, asÍ estÁ el clima aquÍ en la ciudad de chicago, los vientos que se sienten la sensaciÓn tÉrmica a menos 40 grad°f y est temperatura continuarÁ por varios dÍas. >> la ola invernal que azota gran parte de la naciÓn obligo al cierre de escuelas y oficinas en la mayorÍa de los estados afectados, como aquÍ en chicago donde tambiÉn el lago michigan amaneciÓ congelado a pesar del sol, en minnesota por primera vez en 17 aÑos estudiantes de todo el sistema pÚblico no asistieron a clases. >> hace mÁs de 20 aÑos que no estaba asÍ. >> se esperan las temperaturas mÁs bajas de las Últimas dos dÉcada en su varias ciudades del paÍs, la ola gÉlida calificada por expertos como un vortice polar que incluye varios vientos. >> lleva bajas temperaturas desde la misma frontera con canadÁ hasta golfo de mÉxico incluso la porciÓn de florida va a ver bajoÍsimas temperaturas. >> el gobernador de illinois declarÓ al estado de zona de desastres anunciÓ el despliegue de la guardia nacional para el apoyo de la policÍa y las agencias estatales en especial en la zonas rurales. >> desde el
Al Jazeera America
Jan 27, 2014 9:00pm EST
history, they look at what they actually accomplished. >> also tonight, the fight for chicago. one year after the president highlighted her story to galvanize america, what has and hasn't changed. >> barack obama, he definitely took a stand. whether he was backed or not, it's a different story. >> and true moral courage to stand against your own. the rebel rabbi tells us why he must speak out. >> good evening, thanks for joining us. i'm joie chen. we look at tomorrow, when the president will give us his view of the state of the union. the most important scheduled address each year. idea of a regular report carved the nation, and it's even in the constitution, and it ensures us that we, the citizens, deserve some sort of measuring stick for what has and hasn't been accomplished by the president. and if we want to get a grip on how things are going, maybe we should look at the past. the founding fathers spelled it out in carl 2, and from the first president forward, there has been some kind of a state of the union address. and they have made it into an annual ketchup. how i'm doing, and h
Jan 12, 2014 11:35pm PST
. ahora la iglesia catÓlica de chicago, decide afrontar la denuncia por abuso de menores. 30 sacerdotes aparecen seÑalados. el flu se extiende y las vacunas no dan abasto. ante el aumento de los casos de gripe. la mitad de los hospital inicio doys en centroamÉrica se cometen con armas de fuego. compradas aquÍ en estados unidos. la denuncia prende las alarmas de las autoridades a lo largo de la regiÓn. y la gravedad del director director mexicano alfonso cau-cau le da el globo de oro al mejor director de cine del aÑo. vamos con la informaciÓn. este es su noticiero univisiÓn fin de semana, con felix debedu. . >>> buenas noches bienvenidos al noticiero univisiÓn la iglesia catÓlica sigue enfrentando una de los mayores escÁndalos de su historia reciente hablamos de la larga lista de sacerdotes involucrados en abuso de menores. la dioses de chicago es la Última en hacer frente a esta terrible. y un ingrediente similar. y en la que informa sus feligreses que de enero se harÁn pÚblicos los elementos de la investigaciones sobre la conducta inapropiada de 30 sacerdotes ka
Al Jazeera America
Jan 3, 2014 12:00am EST
even in chicago, but what's the viral dangerous scene that is playing out on line? >> now somebody goes and sees this and they are looking for him. >> also tonight, a medical mystery so many of the basic things that make one feel like a human being become impossible. >> a debilitating syndrome turning bedrooms into prisons, largely ignored until now. and rocky mountain high? colorado fired up over legal marijuana. but it's not as free and easy as you may think. good evening everyone and thank you for joining us. violent crime has dropped to levels that haven't been seen since the 1960's. in chicago, for example, the number of murders fell by close to 100. but that city is still ranked as the murder capitol of the u.s. with at least 412 people killed in 2013. the biggest problem is gang related violence. america tonight investigating how social media may be fueling that violence. >> . >> three guys in this video that you made. >> yeah. >> are all dead. >> they are dead. >> yep. >> alvin el moore and his partner shorty capone are some of the most prolific producers in an exploding hi
Jan 7, 2014 6:00am PST
here, 217 passengers got stuck after snow and ice froze the tracks. this happened to three chicago-bound trains yesterday totaling 500 passengers that spent last night on a frozen train. freezing temperatures continue to grip the midwest and several eastern states. let's take a look, this is outside the union train station in chicago, one of those frozen trains that got stuck to the tracks. people on board the train. they stayed up and ate. amtrak tried to make the best of it. that's what it looks like for their last night. you can see plows hard at work, new york state, upstate new york contending with lots of snow there. here is a freezing gas station. try pumping gas in this situation. you see blizzard snow whipping around. cars trying to get around with nearly zero percent visibility in this. again this is upstate new york. as we look at situations outside some of the highways there. this is indiana highway 65. what a situation there. cars crawling along on top of that ice and snow. slick roads, low visibility, a nightmare for everybody on the highway. up to the residential nei
Jan 6, 2014 4:00am EST
zero in chicago, indianapolis. nbc sarah dallof joins us live in the thick of it in chicago. temperatures one thing, but windchill, windchill could drop below 60? >> reporter: yeah, that windchill is where the weather really gets you veronica. and resident it's here haven't these kind of cold in years, officials warn conditions not only dangers, it could be deadly. a bitterly cold wake-up for millions this morning as an arctic front causes temperatures to drop to record blows. 30 to 50 degrees below average in the midwest. 25 states with thermometers sitting at zero and below. in indiana sunday, up to 2 inches of snow fell every hour throughout the day. the mayor of indianapolis warning residents to stay indoors. >> we will have temperatures that are potentially deadly or certainly life altering. >> reporter: in st. louis, snow and high winds made it nearly impossible to see. >> pay attention to your neighbors, see what they need and take care of them. >> reporter: schools were closed in chicago where a half foot of snow is expected. and in minnesota, the first public school
Jan 27, 2014 5:30pm PST
edition. it's a tough way to start the work week, folks in chicago woke up to subzero cold with the temperature going nowhere but down. howling winds kicked up waves on lake michigan, creating a wall of ice on shore. in minnesota, it was hazardous to spend more than just a few minutes outside. the thermometer dipped to 20 below in some places. the deep freeze extends through the midwest and winter storms are headed for the deep south. we have a team of correspondents covering this beginning with dean reynolds in the very windy city. dean? >> reporter: scott, the windchill tonight in chicago is expected to be 40 degrees below zero and the actual temperature is not expected to peak above zero into wednesday in what may turn out to be the longest period of bitter cold in 31 years. the snowplows arrived too late for this greyhound bus that slipped off the pavement 50 miles south of chicago in windchills of 20 below. no one was hurt. 40 mile an hour gusts created whiteout conditions and forced road closures like this one in indiana. passable routes in iowa and elsewhere were hard to find
Al Jazeera America
Jan 7, 2014 2:00am EST
braves the elements in chicago. >> minus 15 on the thermometer. >> a frigid day in chicago was not fit for man or beast. mary-both bundled up herself and blondie. >> she is wearing two layers and a boot on each foot. >> does she mind coming out on this. >> not as much as she minds getting dressed. >> a weekend store blanketed chicago with a food of snow, indiana too. temporarily shutting down the interstate. emergency crews rescued 600 stranded motorists in illinois. governor pat quinn called in the guards. state of emergencies were called in 26 countries. the arctic blast forced closures. on the streets of chicago, volunteers searched for the homeless, hoping to encourage them to seek warmth in shelters or warming centres. volunteers says many refused, even in temperatures like this. >> there's an issue with bed bugs and violence in the shelters around chicago. >> but you encourage them to go to shelters. >> absolutely. or warmings centres. >> hospital emergency rooms are preparing for cases of frost bite or hypothermia. more victims of the flu had been treated than the weather. >> we
Jan 6, 2014 6:30pm EST
below zero degrees. breaking records from chicago to tulsa. so, how low will the temperatures go? and how long will it last? our abc news extreme weather team is out in the deep freeze across the country tonight. and abc meteorologist ginger zee starts us off with the big picture. >> diane, that big picture is a wiktdly cold one. here in new york city, we drop to the single digits by tomorrow morning. and look at that. the width of this cold. all the way from the northern rockies, to iowa, through the gulf coast. and even miami will get cold tonight. life threatening, school closing, record-breaking cold. >> that's incredibly cold air in western iowa. >> you've got brutal cold everywhere you go. >> it's going to feel like 20, 25 degrees below zero. >> reporter: the scenes from our sub zero nation are stunning tonight. from zero visibility in michigan to the tundra once called ohio. it was a don't go outside day in kansas city. chicagoans renaming their land ch-beria. lake michigan's steaming as temps bottomed out at a record breaking 16 below zero. the governor of illinois declaring a
Al Jazeera America
Jan 5, 2014 11:00am EST
are down to minus. air temperatures. 16 out in chicago. we have a frontal boundaries across areas to notice ahead of t temperatures while they are still at or just a little below the freezing point around detroit and indianapolis, it's milder than where we are in most places. tonight, that is when temperatures are going fall well below the freezing point and well below zero. minus 27 will be the low in fargo and now, a record low temperatures is minus 28. so we will be within a few degrees of that. in chicago, we could tie a record low. >> that's minus 18. so, it's definitely going to be one of those brutally cold nights. here is an hour by hour look of how it will actually feel on your skin if you were to step outside. not for long periods much time. here in fargo, minus 65 is what it will feel like by later this evening around 7:00 o'clock. around indianapolis, it will feel like minus 11 and minus 20 in chicago. it will get worse. this air is spilling all the way soft ward. in chicago at indiana. windchill warnings in place, not watches, advisories, warnings. it could be if you don
Jan 28, 2014 5:35am PST
paÍs, las autoridades estÁn tomando medidas de precauciÓn, desde chicago Ávila nos habla cÓmo los residentes se estÁn enfrentando para las bajas. >> es el segundo vÓrtice polar que afecta a estados unidos en un mes,desplomaran el termÓmetro entre 30 y 60 bajo cero. quienes tienen que salir en esas temperaturas, describen su dolor. el frÍo es tan intenso que las autoridades cancelaron las clases en cleeveland hasta el miÉrcoles, y chicago hizo lo mismo, millones tratan de cubrirse como pueden. >> tengo de todo. >> los fuertes vientos junto con la nieve crearon condiciones miserables en las carreteras, ahÍ 23 carros quedaron uno encima de otro pues la visibilidad era mÍnima, en indiana deben recoger la nieve y en wisconsin no hay sal. en chicago, que ha vivido uno de los inviernos mÁs crudos de su historia, una tuberÍa se rompiÓ en este barrio latino y en unos minutos se congelÓ,dejando autos atrapados. >> acabo de entrar a trabajar y me avisan que no la puedo mover de ahÍ porque se reventÓ un tubo. >> de acuerdo con expertos, este es el 13er invierno mÁs frÍo de la h
Dec 31, 2013 6:30pm PST
, enrique, tiene los detalles desde el frÍo de chicago. la antesala del 2014 serÁ blanca, y frÍa en el centro norte del paÍs. en medio oriente. y nueva inglaterra. en minnesota. temperaturas bajo cero, parte de una tormenta bautizada, como hÉrcules. y en el medio oeste. en chicago y detroit. acumulaciÓn de nieve de hasta diez pulgadas. temperaturas fluctuarÁn en diez grados fahrenheit, sensaciÓn de bajo cero, partes del lago michigan estÁn congeladas, por gÉlidas temperaturas. indigentes como manuel, buscan refugios en albergues e iglesias para resguardarse del frÍo, y tomar o comer algo caliente. >>> durmiendo afuera en la calle, en los pasillos, en un parque. en un parque pÚblico. u otros lugares donde no pega tanto el viento. >>> debido al frÍo. otros regalan ropa para los que viven en la calle. >>> pensando en los que no tienen, tengan hoy, un suÉter, o una bufandita que tengan. >>> en el centro de control de emergencias y comunicaciones de chicago, la atenciÓn se pondrÁ en la remociÓn de nieve. >>> (hablan en inglÉs). >>> estamos preparÁndonos para lo peor, esto po
FOX News
Jan 7, 2014 12:00pm PST
charm. they're built for this cold but it's so bad in chicago the zookeepers brought their one polar bare inside. and then there's this guy. the guy over here. this guy is the one who escaped. he escaped from prison in lexington, kentucky and was wearing just his prison-issued khakis and jacket. ace the wind chill there reached 20 below, they say he walked into a motel lobby, told the clerk, please call the cops, i'm freezing and i can't take this anymore. turns out, warmer prison cell is better than freezing to death. and in iowa, so bitterly cold, fox news crew blew bubbles that froze. it also froze a banana as hard as a hammer, strong enough to ram a nail into wood. and because we've gotten through all of that we have team fox coverage to tell you it is cold. our meteorologist janice dean, the weather machine, is outside. are you cold? >> i'm cold. >> janice is cold. we have garrett in chicago. garrett, would you slide in? we lost him. this where is garrett used to be. >> oh, no. >> but garrett is so cold he has turned into color bars. rick leventhal is in central new jersey
Jan 1, 2014 4:00am PST
rahm emanuel. what's going on in chicago with all the gun deaths? straight ahead, rock legend john mellencamp is going to join us with his new musical. keep it here on "morning joe." when i grow up i want to float around in my big pink bubble. [ laughing ] or use my magic wand to make rainbows fall from the sky. [ female announcer ] remember when you thought anything was possible? [ laughing ] it still is. you can do weight watchers new simple start plan entirely online or on that magic phone of yours. it's a 2-week plan to start losing weight right away. join for free. weight watchers online. log into your new beginning today. join for free. weight watchers online. >>> behind these doors, america's future is being shaped. inside you'll find some of the world's most important teachers. these aren't ivy league universities. they're homes, and new research shows that what happens here during the first five years of your child's life will make a difference for the rest of his or her life. every parent has looked into their newborn baby's eyes and seen unlimited potential. and now we k
Al Jazeera America
Jan 4, 2014 9:00pm EST
of fun handling out with the group of la singles. coming up next - it's the fight for chicago. beyond the gunshots and fist fights chicago gangs are making a name for themselves online. the lyrical masters of the murder capital. that's up next. welcome back. pulling back the crime tape of 2013 now with some promising news. in many major cities violent crime dropped to levels that have not been seen since the 1960s. for example, in chicago, the number of murders dropped by almost 100, but the city is still ranked as the murder capital of the u.s., after closing 2013 with a death toll of at least 412 people. the most pervasive problem in chig is gang-related -- chicago is gang-related violence. is topic we have covered extensively. there's new comaberrations online -- collaborations online that may be fuelling the violence. . >> they're dead now. >> three guys in the video you made. >> they're dead. >> all dead. >> they're dead, yes. >> alven and his partner shorty are some of the most prolific producers in a hip hop music video seen. most artists produce drill music. that is main strea
Jan 7, 2014 5:30pm PST
. we have it covered again with kevin tibbles in chicago. kevin, good evening. >> reporter: brian, it is day two here in chiberia. and across the frozen chicago river behind me, and across most of this nation, this arctic grip is not letting go. sub-zero, bone chilling wind whipping cold. stomping down on much of the lower 48 for another frigid day. from the air, chicago blanketed in arctic splendor. on the ground, javier pushed through his first day as a courier in the windy city. >> you can't play with this weather. you'll literally die. >> reporter: just one of tens of thousands braving the elements to make a living. even keeping others warm. >> i'm going to be here all day. i have to provide a city with electric. >> reporter: black ice in minnesota got the best of this car, toppling off a bridge. the driver escaped without serious injury. still, there have been dozens of wrecks across the country, and officials are urging folks to take it easy out there. hundreds of truckers are stranded in indiana, forced off highways, too dangerous to navigate. aaa facing a tsunami of calls. tod
Al Jazeera America
Jan 2, 2014 11:00am EST
, a new species moving into chicago. why snowy owls are calling chicago home. >> think harry potter. a majestic bird is capturing chicago's attention. it's usually in the arctic tundra and traveling south this time of year. we get a closer look. look. >> i try to get here at sunrise every morning. >> reporter: it's a bone chilling morning on chicago's lakeshore. carey goldner is hoping to snap a photograph of a snowy owl. >> they're probably the largest birds in north america, and they're amazing. beautiful to watch and beautiful to spend time with. >> reporter: with its bright yellow eyes and black beak and puffy white plumage, the snowy owl has a stink appearance. dis. in the harry potter series seen here i. >> it's a historical creature, a wise owl, and i think that everyone wants to experience that. >> reporter: as this arctic nomad is appearing in chicago, people are braving the elements to catch a glimpse. their hearing is so acute they can locate and hone in on prey in heavy vegetation or even snow. food may explain why the owls have migrated this far south. >> sometimes we thin
Al Jazeera America
Jan 13, 2014 4:00am EST
. south-west airlines 4013 from chicago should have landed in missouri, but touched down at a regional airport nearby. now the runway at the regional airport is too short for the boeing 747 to take off again. those are the headlines. "talk to al jazeera" is coming up next. don't forget for more news up dates head to american life" covers it all. >> for the stories to work, they have to be universal. >> ira glass hosts a show "the american life," listened to by millions. there are stories covered often with humour. >> we did the funniest hair on gaun tan ammo >> he talks about being an remembered. >> i feel like once i'm dead, the people of the future can... jazeera." >> thank you for having me. >> your show "the american life," explain how it's put together and divided up. >> it's an hour each week. we choose a topic and do different stories. >> often we have writers, serious. >> you call each segment an act. >> yes, we call it act one, act two, act three. association. >> it's funny, the first few months of the show we didn't have that. i wanted a way to communicate to t
Jan 6, 2014 5:00pm PST
freeze in chicago, which is a video you're looking at. 15 degrees below zero today. factor in the windchill, chicago feels like minus 40. roads are dangerous, schools are closed and airports filled with stranded travelers. chief meteorologist jeff ranieri is here. >> raj, we met with a lot of passengers who thought they would be home by now. but who instead are getting an extended stay here in our beautiful weather in the bay area. some of the folks stranded by the east coast weather delays, jetblue, 17-hour complete stops at jfk in new york and laguardia as well as new jersey's newark airport and boston's logan airport are frustrated as you you might imagine. as early as last night, some got cancellation notices only to find they couldn't get service on the line or -- we talked with a family that may miss the first few days back at school for their boys in puerto rico and a young woman who may not make it to work in l.a. because of you the effect. >> as one of the largest carriers in the northeast, weather in this area impacts our entire route network and praises. this plan allia
Jan 1, 2014 6:30pm EST
chicago with chris martinez of our cbs station wbbm. chris? >> reporter: maurice, heavy snow squalls are forecasted for the rest of the night. the national weather service warning chicago to expect dangerously cold temperatures and windchills through tomorrow night. chicago broke a 96-year-old new year's day record with more than five inches of snow-- another foot is expected to fall by tomorrow. more than 370 plow trucks have been deployed in six northern illinois counties. they're spreading salts to keep the roads from icing. and there's no thaw in sight. temperatures in the upper midwest are expected to dip to 30 below again today. international falls, minnesota, rang in the new year at minus 27 degrees. it felt like minus one in ann arbor, michigan, for an n.h.l. hockey game played outdoors in front of a record crowd of more than 105,000 people. it snowed throughout the game. many hoping to escape the cold or head home after the holidays were grounded. more than 1,000 flights in and out of o'hare international airport were canceled ord delayed. and it is snowing still right now, maur
Jan 7, 2014 11:00pm PST
golpe ártico que afecta el área de chicago es toda una pesadilla, después de que el y cientos de pasajeros estuvieran atrapados por más de 10 horas en un tren de amtrack --que se estancó en la nieve , a casi 100 millas de la ciudad de chicago. > > sot > luis farfán , pasajero > > estas imágenes fueron captadas por luis y muestran varios pies de nieve que atrapo el tren. por fortuna, los casi 500 pasajeros fueron rescatados y llegaron a chicago esta mañana . en el día de hoy las bajas temperaturas y nieve también causaron decenas de cancelaciones en las lineas de trenes metra y demoras para pasajeros de amtrak > > sot > > el frío ártico también desato situaciones peligrosas en las carreteras de chicago , donde algunos conductores perdieron el control de sus autos, debido al asfalto congelado, algunos hasta resultaron lesionados. > > sot > > el martes también fue el segundo día consecutivo de cierres escolares en la zona metropolitana de chicago. sin embargo las clases se reanudaran mañana miércoles. > > > tag > > > las autoridades recomiendan que las personas eviten
Jan 7, 2014 4:00am PST
halted yesterday about 80 miles west of chicago. one of them, the californa zephyr, is from the bay area. passengers are staying on the trains and are being fed and kept comfortable by the crew. the deep freeze is also causing plenty of power problems. some 30-thousand homes and businesses don't have electricity in indiana. and temperatures are in the negative teens. officials say some people could be without power for days. >>erica: some temperatures haven't seen temperatures this cold in the past 20 years. green bay now 17 below zero. temperatures will continue to drop. in fact some spot actually colder than yesterday. we're talking about the wind chill factor. looks like the south cold arctic air is pushing its way south and east so we do have a windshield warnings as far south as florida. a chicago feels like 30 below zero. by tomorrow morning more than half the country will see it readings below zero but again here in the bay area we are pretty much unaffected. but we do have some delays and cancellations. most of us will remain in the '60s. sunspots warmer than yesterday thank
Jan 21, 2014 5:35am PST
los nombres de los sacerdotes que abusaron menores en chicago, olas de asesinatos por pandilleros, podrÍa ser el inicio de un grupo de exterminio en el salvador, estados unidos ofrece apoyo al gobierno ruso para garantizar la mÁxima seguridad en las olimpiadas,esto despuÉs de las amenazas terroristas, asÍ comenzamos. ♪ ♪ >> este es su noticiero univisiÓn, edición nocturna, con ilia calderÓn y enrique acevedo. ♪ ♪ >> muy buenas noches, enrique estarÁ toda esta semana en una asignaciÓn especial. un hombre y una mujer mexicanos son sospechosos del robo de informaciÓn de la empresa target, la informaciÓn que condujo a las autoridades hacia ellos, comenzÓ en enero cuando hicieron compras usando la informaciÓn robada. >> estos dos mexicanos de monterrey, marÍa carmen garcía de 27 aÑos de edad, y daniel guardiola de 28, serÍan los primeros rostros que se conocen del robo de informaciÓn confidencial de 110 millones de tarjetas de crÉdito de clientes de target, la pareja fue detenida cuando trataba de cruzar de mÉxico a estados unidos por el puente fronterizo co
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Jan 28, 2014 12:00am EST
did they accomplish. >> also tonight the fight for chicago. one year after the president highlighted her story to galvanize america, hadiya pendleton. >> whether he is backed or not is a different story. >> and true moral courage to stand against your own. the rebel rabbi tells us why he must speak out. good evening. thanks for joining us, i'm joie chen. we begin tonight with a look at tomorrow when the president will give us his view of the state of our union. the single most important schedule address our leader gives each year. the idea of a regular report carved to the nation is even enshrined in the accusation, it ensures us that we the citizens deserves some measuring stick by what has and hasn't been accomplished by the president and if we want to get a grip on how things are going maybe we should start looking at the past. the founding fathers spelled it out in article 2 and from the first president forward there's always been some kind of state of the union address. it's evolved but annual leaders have made it into an annual catchup, how i'm doing as the executiv
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Jan 5, 2014 5:00pm EST
next - it's the fight for chicago. beyond the gunshots and fist fights chicago gangs are making a name for themselves online. the lyrical masters of the murder capital. that's up next. >> don't miss the best of "talk to al jazeera" revealing... >> he said he was gonna fight for the public option, he didn't do it... >> shocking... >> forget the democrat party and forget the reublican party, they're all one party... the conversations people are talking about. >> talk to al jazera. welcome back. pulling back the crime tape of 2013 now with some promising news. in many major cities violent crime dropped to levels that have not been seen since the 1960s. for example, in chicago, the number of murders dropped by almost 100, but the city is still ranked as the murder capital of the u.s., after closing 2013 with a death toll of at least 412 people. the most pervasive problem in chig is gang-related -- chicago is gang-related violence. is topic we have covered extensively. there's new comaberrations online -- collaborations online that may be fuelling the violence. . >> they're dead now. m
Al Jazeera America
Jan 2, 2014 6:00am EST
skating rink, it's challenging. >> chicago was soft with 9 inches of snow. residents are digging out, clearing side walks, getting around any way they can. >> i was like "is this going to stop?", but it's still snowing. >> a steady fall has drivers being cautious. especially with another 3-5 inches through the morning. >> it's easy out there. trying to go at a slow pace. >> being played in chilly weather. >> it was there in michigan where fans braved bone-chilling terms hovering around 12 degrees to watch the winter classic. more than 100,000 people packed the stands, bundled up under near white-out conditions. >> never seen snow. >> you got to do what you got to do. >> the north-east is in the snow storm's past. cities are bracing for the blizzard. like white plains new york, where the 4,000 tonne salt supply is ready for the roads. we are playing cat and mouse with mother nature. >> shovels and blowers are flying off the shelves was people prepare for the deluge of snow. >> probably between 6-14 inches. with this i'll be ready for anything. >> you can imagine the storm is affecting
Jan 5, 2014 11:35pm PST
y chicago rompe con el mÁs frÍo del pais. dos luces de mundo se apagan, alma muriel y tambiÉn el nelso. y fÚtbol de mÉxico y atlante se lanmentan la falta de punterÍa. comenzamos. ♪ ♪ >>> este es su noticiero fin de semana. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> buenas noches bienvenidos. comi comienzamos con el frÍo extremo un llamado a la poblaciÓn para que se queden en casa chicago tiene la peor parte. >>> llego par llego para quedarsllego para q , llego para quedarse, condigie muy peligrosa. >>> (hablan en inglÉs). >>> las personas tienen que entender que no es juego, no deben exponense a temperaturas que le pueden ocacion cocasiona muerte. y el peligro mayor es el cogelamiento. >>> se siente dolor y la piel pierde el color. por lo que la recomendaciÓn es proteger la cara y la cabeza. hay que busca buscabuscar ayuda inmediata. (hablan en inglÉs). >>> 6 centros comunitari comunitarios funcionan desde hoy no se le va negar servicio a nadie. >>> es muy peligroso tambiÉn para los animales. >>> las mastocas deben estar dentro de casa solo deben salir para hacer sus necesidades. >>> activist
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Jan 6, 2014 10:00am PST
it is so, so cold in chicago, that the governor of illinois issued a disaster declaration. stay warm out there. >> even the national guards men going out there have to stay warm as well. >> thanks for joining us. america's new's head quarter ares is right now. >> a deep freeze for the history bocks. bringing dangerously cold weather to tens of millions of people. welcome to hq. i am alisyn camerota. >> and i am bill hemmer. first show of the new year. we haven't seen temperatures like these in 20 years. it is called the polar vortex. even places like north dakota and minnesota say it is unbe unbearable even for them. we have the extreme weather center. garrett is outside in chicago. how goes it? >> reporter: bill, it is freezing cold out here today. officials in the midwest calling it cold fridgeit weather historic and life threatening. with the wind chill temperatures will get below 40 or 60 in the midwest. in the region, they are asking people to stay at home and stay indoors. schools in the region are cancelled from wisconsin and illinois and indiana and even in minnesota. it
Al Jazeera America
Jan 6, 2014 4:00pm EST
chicago it was negative 18°. wind chills up to negative 45! and the effects are widespread. minnesota's governor has ordered all schools closed today, and ifneindianapolis, has made it illegal for anyone to drive unless it's an emergency. usher kareshi, how dangerous are those conditions outside? >> well tony, we're seeing temperatures below minus 10 and minus 15. residents are being told if they do not have to go outside they should not go outside. that is something authorities have been stressing for a long time now. we did hear also from the city that they were announcing the chicago public schools which were closed today will be closed once again on tuesday, closed for all 400,000 students. they are taking this very, very seriously and telling people to watch how much exposure they have outside. at loyola medical center, we talked about some of those exposures and how much they've seen here and surprisingly there haven't been many. this is what he had to say. >> i think this is a great example of how we've prepared ourselves for these types of events to occur. in the pa
Al Jazeera America
Jan 5, 2014 2:00pm EST
and by monday amp even chicago and indianapolis is feeling as cold as minus 45. not the kind of weather that you want to be out in. especially for any long extended periods of time. stay inside, stay safe and stay warm. tonight the air temperatures are dropping. down to min 22 in minneapolis. the record low temperatures minus 22. we are on the northern side of the frontal bunked ri and into minneapolis we are not dealing with the moisture. just the bitterly cold air mass. we are not going to make it above zero until wednesday, and even then still well below the averages. usually the temperatures are climbing into the mid 20s. as far as snow, it is persisting around st. louis and parts of illinois and indiana and even into michigan. detroit we have been dealing with airport delays result of the snow and deicing conditions. northeast has a surge of the moisture and the temperatures are just on the brink of the freezing point and the rain mixing with the freezing rain and light drizzle. the colder air is moving in our direction. morgan. >> thank you. from montana to maine the big c
Al Jazeera America
Jan 2, 2014 2:00pm EST
hose line on an ice-skating rink. you know, it's very challenging. >> reporter: chicago was socked with at least nine inches of snow with more expected today. residents are digging out clearing sidewalks and getting around any way they can. >> it's still snowing, yeah. i was like, is this ever going to stop? i thought after i took a couple naps it would slow down a bit, but it's still snowing. >> reporter: a steady snowfall in toledo, ohio as drivers being extra cautious, especially with another 3 to 5 inches through the morning. >> it's pretty icy out there. so even trying to go at a slow pace. >> they played in very chilly weather here in ann arbor. >> it was there where fans braved bone-chilling temps recovering around 12 degrees to watch hockey's winter classic. more than 100,000 people packed the stands, all bundled under near white-out conditions. >> you never seen snow before? >> you have to do what you have to do. big hockey fans, you know? >> reporter: cities between washington, d.c. and maine are bracing for the blizzard like white plains, new york where the salt supply i
Jan 27, 2014 5:30pm PST
south covered tonight. first to john yang in chicago. john, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. chicago's temperature peaked at 6. that was at midnight. it has been falling ever since. right now it's 2 below here in chicago, on our way down to a forecast low of 11 below. >> we've just about had enough of this weather. >> reporter: already, chicago has had 16 days of sub-zero temperatures, more than double the average. and it is much the same across the midwest. in wisconsin, a rare glimpse of nature's beauty. for the first time in five years the ice is thick enough for visitors to safely visit lake superior's sea caves. on lake michigan, ice is a hazard, so icebreakers are hard at work. as temperatures plunge, heating bills soar. >> they need to know they will be paying more than last winter. >> reporter: hardest hit, the 63 million users of natural gas and propane. natural gas prices have hit three and a half year highs, despite a glut in north dakota that is being burned off because pipelines can't keep up. nationwide the government predict an average $665 heating bill
Jan 7, 2014 12:35am PST
tonight as temperatures plummet to record lows. in chicago this happens when you open a window. mere minutes outside can be deadly. hospitals wait for victims. and the worst may be yet to come. >>> you call this snaft it may not be such a crazy beautiful life for "tick-tock" singer kesha as she checks into a clinic for an eating disorder. did her music producer pack on too much pressure? >>> and super ad wars. ♪ old spice old spice kicks off 2014 with an eye-catching new ad campaign. ♪ while last year's super bowl giants like budweiser gear up for the priciest season ever. but do they actually work? ♪ will a landslide bring it down ♪ >> keep it right here, america. "nightline" is back in just 60 second >>> good evening and thanks for joining us. at least 14 people are dead so far. schools closed across the country. 4,400 flights canceled. many businesses at a standstill. all the result of a pool of cold air known as a polar vortex, bringing with it the coldest chill in decades. abc's gia benitez is out in the frozen zone where fire departments, hospitals, and the ships
Al Jazeera America
Jan 7, 2014 11:00am EST
freeze now reaches into the far south. diane eastabrook in is chicago, but we begin with jonathan betz. i understand the weather already having a major impact on the commute. >> yeah, without question because it is so cold dell. this storm system is not bringing a lot of snow or ice, just these frigid cold temperatures. in new york city it is hovering around zero degrees. you add in the wind chill, and it feels like 20 to 25 below zero. not since 1896 has it been this cold in new york city. a record because of this be iter cold air moving through early today. amtrak canceling dozens of trains today because of the cold weather actually had several trains stranded in northern illinois because of the snow the system brought up there. close to 500 passengers had to sleep in the trains overnight, because the trains could not move because of all of the though on the tracks. earlier today, amtrak brought in buses and bussed those people to chicago. close to 2400 flights canceled across the united states today. jet blue made the unusual move of canceling many of its flights for 17 hours to bas
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